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Route 66 Illinois


Welcome to Route 66 Illinois, the first leg of the journey along the Mother Road. Route 66 Illinois kicks off the trip from Chicago to the St. Louis, Missouri border.



Lou Mitchell's
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Check out the famous Lou Mitchell's in Chicago, IL. The place is famous for its great breakfast and service. The first leg of the Route 66 journey in Illinois is Chicago to Joliet.




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Here's the 2nd leg of the journey through Illinois. Or more specifically, the journey from Joliet to Bloomington.



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The next leg of the journey along the 66 westward is still in Illinois. Check out the trip from Funks Grove and its famous Sirup to the historic town of Springfield, IL. So here's Funks Grove to Springfield.



Ariston Cafe
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Not too far after Springfield is a town called Farmersville and its roadside treasure named Art's Motel. See the trek from Farmersville to Staunton here.








Next stop: Onwards to Missouri.







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